Uptown Video: Fernando Mateo Pulls No Punches On Power 105.1 Interview

Fernando Mateo sees the changes happening Uptown and is determined to do his best to address them. The serial entrepreneur recently stopped by the Power 105.1 radio station for an intense and insightful interview with Honey German. Mr. Mateo unabashedly tackles the gentrification that is changing the neighborhood, as well at the constant harassment faced by local Latino businesses.

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  • running_bond
    April 29, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    But that’s not what really happened, is it Led? If anything, La Marina was the gentrifier with its $1000 bottle service (which Parks told them from the beginning was not allowed). It wasn’t “harassed”, it was duly charged with serious violations after some extremely high-profile incidents and YEARS of ignoring its written concession contracts. And it wasn’t Latino-owned, ever — Mateo had four other partners, some of whom he so tactfully labels in the interview not by occupation or role but simply as “Jewish”.

    Here’s some actual information on current status of the concession: